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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 13 June 2001

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 22 June 2001.

1. That a Raymond Burton Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Raymond Burton Fund

1. The sum of £250,000 given to the University in 2001 by Mr Raymond Burton, of Trinity College, shall form a fund called the Raymond Burton Fund, which shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of the study of Economics in the University.

2. The Managers of the Fund shall be the Faculty Board of Economics and Politics, who may delegate any or all of their functions under these regulations to a committee not necessarily consisting wholly of members of the Board.

3. The income and capital of the Fund shall be used to provide awards known as Montague Burton Studentships in the Faculty of Economics and Politics. The Studentships shall be open to any person who is or is about to be registered as a Graduate Student in the University. Holders of the awards shall undertake advanced study or research in the Faculty of Economics and Politics, and may undertake such teaching assistant duties under the terms of the award as may be assigned to them by the Faculty Board.

4. An award shall be tenable for one year in the first instance, and may be renewed by the Managers for a second or third year.

5. The emolument paid to an award holder shall be determined by the Managers within a range approved from time to time by the Council.

6. After provision has been made, in accordance with the foregoing regulations, for at least one Montague Burton Studentship the balance of the annual income and any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund shall be available to the Faculty Board of Economics and Politics to be used for the encouragement of study or research in Economics.

7. Any unexpended income may be either added to the capital of the Fund or accumulated for use as income in subsequent years, as the Managers may determine.

8. It shall be open to the University, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Economics and Politics, to alter these regulations from time to time, provided that the Fund shall be devoted to the encouragement of study or research in Economics.

2. That a Dr S.T. Lee Public Policy Lecture Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Dr S. T. Lee Public Policy Lecture Fund

1. The benefaction of Dr S. T. Lee, Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, shall form a fund called the Dr S.T. Lee Public Policy Lecture Fund, the income of which shall be used to provide an annual lecture called the Dr S.T. Lee Public Policy Lecture.

2. The appointment of the Dr S. T. Lee Public Policy Lecturer shall be made by the Vice-Chancellor each year on the advice of a committee comprising not more than five members of the Senate appointed by the Council in the Michaelmas Term to serve for four years from 1 January following their appointment.

3. The duty of the Lecturer shall be to deliver in the University during Full Term a lecture on some aspect or aspects of scientific, medical, or technological research and developments that are likely to have significant implications for public policy over the next decade, and should reflect on some of these policy implications.

3. That the regulations for the Committee of Management for the Natural Sciences Tripos be amended as follows:2

Regulation 2.

By amending the membership in sub-paragraph (d) so as to read:

(d) two members of the University in statu pupillari appointed by the Committee of Management from among those students who are candidates for any Part of the Natural Sciences Tripos;

Regulation 3.

By amending the second sentence so as to read:

Members in class (d) shall be appointed in the Michaelmas Term to serve for one year from 1 January following their appointment.

4. That the regulations for the Strategic Committee for the Natural Sciences Tripos be amended by including in Regulation 2 a fourth class of membership which will include the Chairman of the Committee of Management of the Natural Sciences Tripos, ex officio.3

5. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, certain regulations be amended as follows:4

(A) The regulations for the staff of the Judge Institute of Management Studies (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 585).

By rescinding Regulation 5.

(B) The regulations for Secretaries and Superintendents of Faculties, Departments, and other institutions under the supervision of the General Board (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 687).

(i) By adding to the list of officers specified in Schedule I to these regulations the office of Secretary of the Judge Institute of Management Studies;

(ii) By adding to the list of officers specified in Schedule II to these regulations the office of Administrator (Educational Services Manager) in the Judge Institute of Management Studies.

6. That the regulations for endowed University Lectureships (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 691) be amended as follows:5

Regulation 1.

By adding at the end of the regulation the following entry:

Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Persian Studies Oriental Studies Lectureship Fund

7. That the regulations for certain funds be amended as set out below: 6

(A) Allen, Meek, and Read Fund for Research Scholarships (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 696)

Regulation 2.

By replacing the words 'General Board' by the words 'Board of Graduate Studies'.

Regulation 4.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

4. Applications shall be made in such manner as may be provided for by the Board of Graduate Studies from time to time.

(B) Le Bas Research Studentships (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 771)

Regulation 2.

By replacing the words 'General Board' by the words 'Board of Graduate Studies'.

Regulation 4.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

4. Applications shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies. The date by which they must be received and the manner in which they must be submitted shall be announced in each year by the Board.

(C) Research Maintenance Grants Fund (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 888)

Regulations 2, 5, and 6.

By amending the regulations so as to read:

2. The annual value of any grant shall be fixed by the Board of Graduate Studies after consideration of the value of other awards which the applicant may have received. Alterations of the value of these awards and particulars of new awards received after the grant has been fixed must be notified to the Board by the holder and the Board may vary the amount of a grant on account of any such alterations or new awards.

5. Applications for grants shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies. The Board shall publish from time to time a notice of the dates by which such applications must be received.

6. The names of students to whom the Board of Graduate Studies have awarded Research Maintenance Grants shall be published in the Reporter, but no statement of the amount of the grant made to any individual recipient shall be published.

By inserting the following footnote:

Research Maintenance Grants are currently suspended. Students should apply to their Faculty or Department for nomination for Domestic Research Studentships.

8. That the recommendations contained in paragraph 17 of the Report, dated 14 May 2001, of the Council on a revised constitution for the Local Examinations Syndicate (p. 702) as amended by the Council's Notice of 11 June 2001, be approved.7

9. That the recommendations in paragraph 6 of the Report, dated 25 April 2001, of the General Board on the establishment of a Hitachi Professorship of Electron Device Physics (p. 703), be approved.

10. That the following payments be increased by 3 per cent with effect from 1 April 2001, a further 1 per cent with effect from 1 September 2001, and a further 1 per cent with effect from 1 March 2002, until further notice:8

(i) the stipends of all non-clinical University officers referred to in Statute D, I, 1(a) except the Deputy High Steward;9
(ii) the payments for administrative responsibility specified in Regulation 1 of the regulations for payments additional to stipends (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 645);
(iii) the discretionary payments made to University Lecturers and certain other officers;
(iv) the supplementary payments made to Professors and certain other officers.

11. That, on the nomination of the Council, Dr P. J. Rogerson of Gonville and Caius College, be reappointed Deputy University Advocate for two years from 1 October 2001.

12. That, on the nomination of Gonville and Caius College, James Damian McDonald, M.A., of that College, be appointed a Pro-Proctor for the academical year 2001-02.

13. That, on the nomination of King's College, Timothy Nicholas Milner, M.A., of Peterhouse, be appointed a Pro-Proctor for the academical year 2001-02.

14. That, on the nomination of the Vice-Chancellor and the Proctors designate, Frank Haydon King, M.A., Ph.D., of Magdalene and Churchill Colleges, and Richard James Stibbs, M.A., of Downing College, be appointed additional Pro-Proctors for the academical year 2001-02.

T. J. MEAD, Registrary

END OF THE OFFICIAL PART OF THE 'REPORTER'

1 See the Vice-Chancellor's Notice, p. 786.

2 Statutes and Ordinances. p. 148. The purposes of the amendment is to transfer the responsibility for appointing student members to the Committee of Management from the Strategic Committee for the Natural Sciences Tripos and also to change the time of appointment to coincide with student elections to Faculty Boards.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 149. It is thought appropriate that the Chairman of the Committee of Management of the Natural Sciences Tripos should be a member of the Strategic Committee for the Tripos.

4 It is proposed to harmonize the appointment procedure for the office of Secretary of the Judge Institute of Management Studies with those of other equivalent Departmental Secretaryships. The General Board have also agreed to the establishment of the new office of Administrator (Educational Services Manager) in the Judge Institute.

5 The amendment to the regulations for endowed University Lectureships follows the approval of the Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Lectureship Fund by Grace 5 of 16 May 2001.

6 Responsibility for the Committee on Grants has been transferred from the General Board to the Board of Graduate Studies; minor amendments to the regulations for these Funds are therefore necessary.

7 See p. 788.

8 See the Council's Notice on University stipends (p. 788).

9 By ancient custom the Deputy High Steward receives a nominal stipend of £4 a year.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 June 2001
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